Iconic French pastry chef who prepared food for celebrities.
He was born into a family of chefs. His mother, in fact, was one of the first female chefs in Paris.
His son, Alain, founded the Culinary Institute in Houston, Texas.
He and his daughter, Sylvie, co-wrote nine bestselling recipe books.
He was one of the culinary inspirations behind Brad Bird's animated film Ratatouille.